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On integration policies and schooling

  • José Alcalde Pérez

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    (Universidad de Alicante)

  • Begoña Subiza Martínez

    ()

    (Universidad de Alicante)

This paper proposes a reform for school allocation procedures in order to help integration policies reach their objective. For this purpose, we suggest the use of a natural two-step mechanism. The (stable) first step is introduced as an adaptation of the deferred-acceptance algorithm designed by Gale and Shapley (1962), when students are divided into two groups. The (efficient) second step captures the idea of exchanging places inherent to Gale’s Top Trading Cycle. This latter step could be useful for Municipal School Boards when implementing some integration policies.

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Paper provided by Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie) in its series Working Papers. Serie AD with number 2012-06.

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Length: 43 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2012
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Handle: RePEc:ivi:wpasad:2012-06
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